Out Now Magazine Spotlight series featuring rising musician Shelia Moore-Piper for an interview
Where are you from?
When did you start making music?
I start writing music at the age of 8
How do you describe your music?
My music is labeled Christian Soul, Encompassing Jazz, HipHop, R&B, and Gospel
Favorite moment from your career?
One of my favorite moments in my career is when I did A Performance in Las Vegas, Nevada that was right after the Stellar Awards. The “His Hop Club” (which has since closed) was considered a very popular place! So, honored I got a chance to be there before it closed down.
Who is your biggest musical inspiration?
I have so many. Here are a few: my husband Glenn GP Piper, Take 6, Handel, Earth Wind & Fire, Kenny G, Mary, Mary, Kirk Franklin, Tye Tribbitt, Israel Houghton, Tauren Wells, Cece Winans, Natalie Cole, Nat King Cole, and many others! Too many to mention!
What is your producing software?
Protools, Logic and Reasons
What other things do you do besides making music?
I’m am a Teacher too. I also learn and stay on top of Music Business information learning since it is ever revolving!
What is your favorite track of all time?
“Jesus is Love “by Lionel Richie
What is your best-producing tip?
Whatever songs we do, they have to “POP”, making sure it’s necessary for the song, sometimes less is more, keep it simple.
Why did you start making music?
I knew it was my calling at an early age, to create and help change lives through my songs
What are your goals for the future?
To keep evolving into a better me and of course more Traveling!
What advice can you give for young music producers/DJs?
Make sure the environment you are in; you are being a transformative person. Always be willing to learn and grow! Putting the business with Music is very Important. Your Music will not be for everyone but, it’ll be for someone. You have something special! Now go out and work your talents. Someone needs what you have!
Please write a message to your fans.
Thank you for being on this Journey with me! Your Encouragement and your Amazing Support means a lot to me!! You are immensely Appreciated! Keep moving forward and being the best, you can be! God Believes in you and so do I, Never give up on you!!
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